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How to Show hidden files in Windows 8

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By default hidden files and folders are not visible and this is a preferred way for most users. But you can easily show hidden files and folders.

* From the Windows 8 Start Screen, click on the Control Panel icon.

* When the Control Panel opens scroll down to the bottom and click on the More Settings option.

* The Windows 8 Control Panel will now open. Click on the Appearance and Personalization link.

* Under the Folder Options category, click on Show Hidden Files or Folders.

* Under the Hidden files and folders section select the radio button labeled Show hidden files, folders, or drives.

* Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide extensions for known file types.

* Click the Apply button and then the OK button.

Now Your Windows 8 is configured to show all hidden files.


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